Belgian “Lokeren” was declared bankrupt. According to the newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, the club has no plans to appeal and accepts the decision of the court.
Lokeren went bankrupt because of debts in the amount of 5 million euros. Salary players and staff were not paid. In 2019 Lokeren were relegated from the League Jupile in the first division.
In the 2014/15 season in the group stage of the Europa League Lokeren played in the same group with Metalist twice against Kharkiv with the score 1:0.
In 2015-2017 the colors of the club defended the current player of Shakhtar and Ukraine national team Serhiy Bolbat.